Football/Soccer Session (Difficult): Defending from the front (Start Time: 2015-03-31 19:00:00)

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Sam Robinson
Name: Sam Robinson
City: Chelmsford
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: Elite – 0 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Rondo

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Rondo (15 mins)

Rondo

Organisation

- 6 v 2 in a circle area

Challenge

Can the defenders restrict the attackers to just passing to first or second line passes, if they are able to make a third line pass this is deemed succesful for the attackers, failure for the defenders.

TP

Attackers

- Open hips

- Passing lines

- Combinations (wall pass)

- When to play slow + quick (tease defenders out)

Defenders

- Body position

- When to press

- Supporting cover, position and body shape

- Cut passing line to third line

- Speed of reaction when ball changes player


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Double Rondo

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Double Rondo (15 mins)

Double Rondo

Organisation

- 7 v 2 in a two sectioned area

- If the ball switches the defenders rotate out and the two players on the half way swap with the defenders

- The defenders on the half way can be used in the build up to switch play

- Look to play the central play for best success

Challenge

- 1 point for every time they use the central player to switch play

TP

Defenders

- Press when the ball is rolling

- Show low body position and make play predictable

- Cut passing line to central player

- Success if the forwards are playing sidewards and backwards

Attackers

- Make the pitch as big as possible

- Look to play quick as much as possible (one touch)

- Open body all times


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Function - forwards defending

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Function - forwards defending (30 mins)

Function - Forwards defending

Organisation

- 9 v 8 using three quarters of the pitch, funneling the pitch centrally

- Start with the attacking team static, as the praactice progresses allow more freedom

- Starting point always from the 'green' keeper

Challenge

To win the ball from the back line through either a poor pass or touch and to score as quickly as possible

TP

Defenders

Forward - To cut passing line to the 'collector' and to position themself to cut the switch. Make play predictable.

Wide Midfielders - If the ball sits in the opposing channel, tuck in to the central channel.

- As the ball is rolling can they 'nick' the ball or stay touch tight to prevent the full back turning

Central Midfielders - Shifting with the play waiting for a pass if possible to nick or to stay touch tight to prevent turn.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): SSG

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SSG (20 mins)

SSG

8v8


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